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A Conversation with Terry Ward

We first interviewed freelance writer Terry Ward on this blog back in 2012, so it was time to catch up with her again for an update. In 2000, she left her

Abandoned Factories and Shuttered Print Publications

Whenever there’s a transition from one kind of demand to another, the creative destruction can be painful. That’s true in all types of business, from blue-collar manufacturing to white-collar professional services.

The Future of Press Trips for Travel Writers and Destinations

What will 2021 press trips look like? Will there be any fam trips for travel bloggers or freelancers the rest of this year? A lot of people in the industry don’t

The Real Story on Press Trips for Travel Writers

“I had one question about press trips, which I thought you might be able to address on the blog or in the newsletter, if you think it makes sense. I’m wondering

An Entertaining Conversation with James Dorsey

James Michael Dorsey is an award winning author, explorer, photographer, and lecturer who has traveled extensively in 46 countries. He has spent the past two decades researching remote cultures around the